HBO has released the Official Synopsis of Perry Mason episode “Chapter Three” (1.03) that will be aired on Sunday, July 5 at 9:00-10:00 PM.
In order to gain an advantage over E.B. and team, wily district attorney Maynard Barnes (Stephen Root) goes public with a shocking new development. Mason (Matthew Rhys) and Strickland (Shea Whigham) get unauthorized access to physical evidence with help from Virgil (Jefferson Mays), Mason’s connect at the city morgue. Later, Mason attempts to extract information from a withholding Drake (Chris Chalk), who’s weary of Holcomb (Eric Lange) and Ennis’ (Andrew Howard) watchful eyes. Della (Juliet Rylance) notices a change in E.B. (John Lithgow), who seems uncharacteristically out of sorts.
“Perry Mason” is starring Matthew Rhys as Perry Mason, Juliet Rylance as Della Street, John Lithgow as Elias Birchard “E.B.” Jonathan, Veronica Falcón as Lupe Gibbs, Nate Corddry as Matthew Dodson, Stephen Root as Maynard Barnes, Shea Whigham as Pete Strickland, Chris Chalk as Paul Drake, Robert Patrick as Herman Baggerly, Tatiana Maslany as Sister Alice McKeegan, Lili Taylor as Birdy McKeegan, Jefferson Mays as Virgil Sheets, Gayle Rankin as Emily Dodson.
Perry Mason Set in 1932 Los Angeles, the series will focus on the origin story of famed defense lawyer Perry Mason, based on characters from Erle Stanley Gardner’s novels. Living check-to-check as a low-rent private investigator, Mason is haunted by his wartime experiences in France and suffering the effects of a broken marriage.
Perry Mason, based on characters from Erle Stanley Gardner’s novels, for HBO with executive producers Tim Van Patten, Amanda Burrell, Robert Downey Jr., Susan Downey, and Joe Horacek. Ron Fitzgerald and Rolin Jones will act as showrunners.